Kyle S. Mackie
Kyle Mackie is a multimedia journalist with reporting experience in Israel and the Palestinian territories, the Western Balkans and New York City. She joined WBFO to cover education and more in June 2019.
In 2018, Kyle spent five months as a Jerusalem Press Club reporting fellow at Haaretz, one of the leading publications for Israeli/Palestinian and Middle Eastern news. She reported on politics and culture throughout Israel and the West Bank, contributing writing, photography and video to Haaretz’s news coverage.
Kyle also produced live radio interviews as an intern for WNYC/New York Public Radio's midday talk show and interned on the daily news desk at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. During her time in the Western Balkans, Kyle reported on the aftermath of the 2015-2016 European migrant crisis for her multimedia capstone project at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York.
Kyle also interned for Ian Urbina, an investigative reporter at The New York Times, while he was working on his book "The Outlaw Ocean." As a freelancer, she has contributed to publications like Al Jazeera, WHYY's health and science podcast "The Pulse" and WBAI radio in New York City.
Originally from Cooperstown, NY, Kyle holds a B.A. in international affairs and geography from The George Washington University and a M.A. from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. When she’s not out reporting, Kyle can usually be found on some kind of outdoor or urban adventure: running, biking, hiking, yoga, seeing live music and eating her way through new cities are all favorite activities.